Spring is here and I am grateful for nice weather but I am still desperate for a vacation! However this year will be a budget vacation kind of year; with a daughter turning sixteen soon it means we will be buying...
I've always been fearless when it comes to adventures and traveling: as a young, single, woman I traveled to New York City (twice), Chicago, and Jamaica with one of my friends; I have been skydiving...twice; and I have jumped...
When I'm in need of a weekend getaway with the family, my mind usually wanders to Kansas City or Dallas, the larger cities that are closest to home. With them, there seems to be an unlimited amount of entertainment, food, and...
It's almost here. The kids are out of school, your pin boards are loaded with all the ways to have the most wonderful summer ever. You're going to make homemade play dough, take lots of trips to amusement parks, and...
For the first two and a half years of my daughter’s life, she wasn’t away from me (or her dad) for more than one night. We took our first multi-day trip away from her when she was 2 ½....
As summer settles in on us, we begin to think of our vacations, what to do with the kids while they are home, and general summer fun. While those things are great, its also the time to think about...
Hey y'all!  So you are planning a trip to our fabulous city and are wondering where to start?  Well, we've got some great tips and places for you to visit when you come!  First, you'll want to check out...
Last summer, we took our first trip to the beach as a family of four. Traveling with kids is always a challenge, and the beach presents its own particular challenges, especially in the packing department. Packing for myself and...
As my 3 kids get older, and their summer schedules get more full with multiple camps for each, we found ourselves only having a few days with schedules synced to plan a summer getaway.  This year we needed something...
Someone once told me when I was pregnant to start traveling with our child when she was young so she would learn to do great with long distances in the car or airplane. That was pretty easy for us:...
As someone who loves big cities, walkable streets, and cultural districts, Edmond wasn’t an obvious first choice of where I would ultimately raise my family. At first, drawn to the city for the fantastic schools and quiet neighborhoods, we...
Did you know there's a big difference between fears and phobias? According to The Huffington Post, fear is an "emotional response to a real or perceived threat." And as such, fears are common. Even normal. Phobias, however, have one key...

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